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July 15, 2014  
Dear Tourism Stakeholder, 
 
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
  
          
Iberian Ambassador of the Week
Bienvenue, welcome, Madame Germaine Comeaux, Iberia Parish Tourist Commission's new at-large board member! 
Read the press release.
          
Meetings and Events
July 23
Deadline to Submit September Events to IPCVB
  
July 22
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m., IPCVB
  
Aug. 8-24
  
Gracias, merci, thank you!
  • Madame Tammy Gordon with the Port of Delcambre and IPCVB volunteer Madame Betty Romero for helping us promote Iberia at the National Assoc. of Counties Convention held yesterday in New Orleans.

  • Our following partners for providing prizes for the Iberia Parish getaway for the National Assoc. of Counties Convention:
    • Shadows-on-the-Teche
    • Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce
    • KONRIKO® 
    • TABASCO®  

Industry News 
  • Reposez en paix, rest in peace, Madame Katherine Dartez Rogers, who passed away on June 22. She was a great tour guide for Jungle Gardens and a very nice person. We offer our condolences to her family and friends.
  • Reposez en paix, rest in peace, Messieurs Jody Anthony of St. Martinville and Ross Migues of Lydia. The Iberia Parish Public Works employees were involved in a fatal accident on July 8. We extend offer our condolences to their families and friends.
 
  • Who are Shadows-on-the-Teche's new artists in residence for the Art and Shadows Program? Meet them here.
 

 

  • TheTABASCO® Food Tour's new rack cards are in! Come pick up your copy today at our welcome center!

 

  • Don't miss the opening reception for the watercolor exhibit of Darnelle Delcambre's students on July 27 from 2-4 p.m. at A&E Gallery. The art will be on display until the end of August.

  • Rotarians from Los Angeles recently visited our attractions. Read all the details here and more in the latest issue of the trilingual Bayou Teche Journal

  • Our following partners are offering summer camps and youth activities. Click for details:
 
Marketing & Funding Opportunities
  • Like us on FacebookSOCIAL MEDIA/WEB TIP #36: Find someone influential on social media who will tell your story to their circle of friends and online followers, and offer them something for free (night at your hotel, admission, meal, etc.). They will tell all their social media friends about their experience. 

  • Attention downtown New Iberia business owners! If you join or renew your membership with the Downtown Business Association before Aug 1, you will get a business listing in IPCVB's new downtown business brochure. You will also be included in downtown business ads in September for the LA Sugar Cane Festival and in November in preparation for the Christmas shopping season. For more information, call 337-364-7626 or e-mail DNTNbusiness@live.com
 
Cajun Musicians

 

Iberia in the Media
  • The Delcambre Shrimp Festival was named a "Travel Treasure" by AAA Southern Traveler. Check out our ad and editorial on the festival and summer fun in Iberia (featuring the Cajun RVera) in the July/August issue. Pick up a copy of the magazine at our welcome center.

 

  • New Iberia City Park's boat launch enhancements were featured in the Baton Rouge Advocate on June 27. See the article here.

  • Thanks to the continued generosity of the Gustaf Westfeldt McIlhenny Family Foundation, an ad for America's WETLAND Foundation will be placed in the Capitol Hill publication Roll Call. CQ Roll Call provides essential intelligence and grassroots advocacy resources to take action. The half-page ad will run on July 16, 2014. 

  


On the Web
  • We are inspired by Cypremort Point State Park's beautiful photography on facebook


Louisiana and Beyond
 
 
 
 
  • Read about the Houma Military Museum's recent expansion here.

 

A bientôt (See you soon!)

 

 

 
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